6016. Birgitta Relevationes Koberger 1517

BIRGITTA. Reuelationes celestes... (Ed. III.) Nürnberg (Fr. Peypus, impensis J. Koberger) 1517.

Folio (308x205). (1), II-CLXXXII, (52) ll. Title within wide figurative woodcut border, 2 full page woodcut armorial plates, woodcut figurative initials.
Renovated worn near contemporary blind-tooled dark brown leather over wooden boards, brass fittings (lacks 2 clasps and ties), spine in five compartments, upper compartment mended, lacks inner doublures and endpapers. Title damaged in upper outer corner, 12 first leaves damaged in upper outer corner, last leaf damaged with some loss of text in outer lower corner. About 10 leaves with some worming. Some foxing, partly marginally dampstained. About 40 pages with contemporary annotations.

Collijn I:257-260, Klemming 3.
3rd Latin edition of Birgitta's Revelationes.

Provenance: From the library of Ove Hassler (1904-87), Dean in Linköping, Sweden, and his son, Eivind Hassler (1939-2009).